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TransportationDec 22, 2014 4:33 PM By Mike O'Brien
eBay said 83 businesses – including online merchants as well as retailers with physical stores – have joined its eBay Local pilot program in Brooklyn, NY., offering a range of delivery options, including $5 same-day and in-store pickup, to consumers through eBay’s website and mobile apps.
The Brooklyn trial is taking place as the company shifts the focus of Amazon Local more toward its core marketplace sellers, with less emphasis on major retailers.
TransportationDec 22, 2014 2:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
As the 2014 retail seasonal shipping peak roars to a close, the major carriers are seeing their numerous upgrades and investments put to the test.
TransportationDec 17, 2014 5:15 PM By Mike O'Brien
ShipMatrix president Satish Jindel talks with Multichannel Merchant senior editor Mike O’Brien about his company’s latest on-time performance report for UPS and FedEx, and how major initiatives and investments from both have thus far enabled them to surpass their 2013 numbers. Subscribe to RSS headline updates from: Powered by FeedBurner
TransportationDec 15, 2014 1:21 PM By Mike O'Brien
Monday, Dec. 15 is expected to be the highest volume delivery day for both FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service, with UPS projecting the following Monday, Dec. 22, to be its largest shipping day this holiday season.
TransportationNov 26, 2014 11:31 AM By Amine Khechfe
A quick primer on imminent dimensional weight pricing changes from UPS and FedEx, how to calculate them, and what you can do if your business is affected.
TransportationNov 24, 2014 4:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Regional carrier OnTrac, announced a new service, DirectPost, which will enable it to provide next-day and two-day ecommerce shipping at postal rates.
TransportationNov 10, 2014 3:24 PM By Daniela Forte
Google confirmed that Tom Fallows, the head of Google Express, its same-day delivery service is leaving for Uber, a car-hailing service. See what this will mean for Google Express.
TransportationOct 30, 2014 11:43 AM By Mike O'Brien
DHL is investing 30.5 million Euros in its supply chain and global forwarding divisions in South Africa to support businesses operating in the region.
TransportationOct 21, 2014 3:45 PM By Mike O'Brien
Newgistics partners with wnDirect to expand its parcel delivery and return service to 34 countries.
TransportationOct 14, 2014 9:12 AM By Mike O'Brien
Multichannel Merchant talks to BI Intelligence senior analyst Cooper Smith about why he estimates U.S. same-day delivery sales will pass $4 billion by 2018.